The Resource Collection, (microform)

Collection, (microform)

Label
Collection, 1768-1931
Title
Collection
Inclusive dates
1768-1931
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1768-1931, consisting of the papers of General Henry "Light Horse Hary" Lee (1756-1818) , Major Henry Lee (1787-1837), Charles Carter Lee (1798-1871), and John Penn Lee (b. 1867). The General Henry Lee papers, 1768-1816 (reel 1) consist mainly of correspondence in relating to the Revolutionary War period in connection with his MEMOIRS OF THE WAR IN THE SOUTHERN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. In addition, there are letters written from the West Indies where Lee went to regain his health
  • The Major Henry Lee papers, 1813-1841 (reels 1 and 2) consist primarily of correspondence during the 1830's when he was living in Europe. Family, military, and political figures are among the correspondents
  • The Charles Carter Lee papers, 1813-1870 (reels 3-12), constitute the bulk of the entire collection. They consist of correspondence, poetry, legal and financial papers, notes for memoirs, speeches, literary works, etc. Correspondents include many political figures from the Jackson era. There is also extensive correspondence with Lee's half brother, Major Henry Lee, and his secretary, George Frederick Brown. In the course of his correspondence, nearly all of the prominent political figures of the period are mentioned
  • The John Penn Lee papers, 1882-1931, consist of miscellaneous printed matter, routine legal papers, business papers of the law firm of Dillard and Lee, Rocky Mount, Virginia and unsorted manuscripts
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Biographical or historical data
Charles Carter Lee (1798-1871) was a Virginia lawyer and poet. Other major correspondents are Henry "Light Horse" Lee (1756-1818), Revolutionary soldier, governor of Virginia, member of Congress, and author; Major Henry Lee (1787-1837), soldier in the War of 1812, author of letters and speeches for Andrew Jackson, U.S. Consul-General at Algiers, and biographer of Napoleon; and John Penn Lee (1867- ), lawyer.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
Alderman Library University of Virginia,
Label
Collection, (microform)
Arrangement
Chronologically by major correspondent.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
12
Immediate source of acquisition
Lee, Ann Carter
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000491996
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Type of unit
reels.

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